Listen to this BBC audio and answer the questions below
- What unusual thing happened to Neil on the underground?
- How did Catherine respond to the news? (look out for the interjection)
- Is it normal for people in London to talk on the Tube?
- What did Neil and the person chat about, and how did he feel about it?
- How does Neil pass time when on public transport?
- When we have a positive interaction with somebody, our body releases a chemical. What is your choice? Is it…
Or c) thyroxin?
- What idea as the ‘Talk to me London’ organization comeup with?
- What are people in big cities scared of?
- According to Dr Elle Boag, social psychologist, Birmingham City University in the UK what happens to ones brain after stepping off the metro or onto a crowded city street?
- What behaviours do we show when we feel threatened?
- What does the doctor say that is the reason people wont say hello on the street?
- Why does Dr Boag say that people are hyper vigilant?
- As a protective mechanism what do people do that makes them insular?
- What does Catherine say about growing up in a small town?
- Who are nosey neighbours?
- What does Thomas Farley, writer and broadcaster say about city people and rudeness?(Hint: chitchat, hustling, survive, work)
- Do Neil and Catherine hustle at their workplace?
- Lastly, what is our answer for the chemical question and what do we need this chemical for in our bodies?